Deepak Hooda’s super 10 proved to be significant in Jaipur’s victory
Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season eight is undergoing in Bengaluru city. The inaugural champions Jaipur Pink Panthers dominated Gujarat Giants 36-31. It was a comfortable win for Panthers.
Jaipur & Gujarat both played neck to neck battle in the initial minutes. Jaipur did better in offense & defense and inflicted an all-out on Telugu. Jaipur took the lead at end of the first half 20-14.
Gujarat repaid the all-out to Jaipur in the second half. The score was levelled as 27-27. But Deepak Niwas Hooda & Arjun Deshwal in raiding & Shaul Kumar, Sandeep Dhull in defense played well.
A team performance led Jaipur to win the match. Their raider Deepak Hooda scored 10 raid & 1 tackle point. Deepak crossed ‘100 Raid Points’ in PKL 8. Arjun Deshwal took 7 raid points.
Skipper Sandeep Dhull got 4 tackle points. Sahul Kumar, Amit Nagar & Vishal Lather took 3 tackle points each. Gujarat raiders Ajay Kumar & Pardeep Kumar scored 6 raid points each.
Rakesh Narwal scored 2 tackle & 6 raid points. Parvesh Bhainswal notched up 4 tackle points.
Best Raider: Deepak Niwas Hooda – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 10 Raid Points
Best Defender: Sandeep Dhull – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 4 Tackle Points